The Curse of Knowledge

February 27, 2017 Carlos Rodriguez

As an entry-level technology consultant, there is an extreme emphasis on the importance of learning quickly and efficiently. Whether you are on the bench studying a new architecture for your upcoming project or reviewing the fundamentals of a legacy solution for a flywheel client, the learning never stops. The opportunity to learn a significant amount within a short […]

The Most Important Leadership Skill on the Planet

February 23, 2017 Brock Hardman

Every single organization will rise and fall on leadership. All companies can measure their success by the leaders they allow to run their business. So what do successful leaders do that unsuccessful leaders don’t do? Well, that is a long list. But at the very top of mine, there is one ability that will separate top […]

Leadership Through Conversation: Lunch With New Hires & Leaders

February 21, 2017 Christian Buechel

When we think of leadership in the workplace, the visual that may come to mind is Steve Jobs, black turtleneck and all, standing atop a stage delivering an inspiring speech about an upcoming iPhone launch. Or maybe we think about the charismatic Elon Musk giving a rousing presentation about the next rocket launch into space […]

Leaders Move Others Forward

February 15, 2017 Maya El Dayeh

Bill Gates once said, “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” In everything we do at Credera, we seek to empower our clients and our teammates. Being at Credera has opened up opportunities for me to lead. For example, I am responsible for the Integration and Data […]

Automating Web App Performance and Security on AWS

February 14, 2017 Bryan Sakowski

Making sure your web app is properly secured and performing quickly is a constant challenge. We frequently work with clients to address their unique requirements in this space. In a recent example, we turned to some efficient and cost-effective solutions to properly secure an app and even improve performance. The Problem As technologists, we have […]

How to Build Your Character Through Technology

February 13, 2017 Chris Zayas

Growing up, I began to understand that “paying it forward” and “giving back” are wonderful on many levels. As an adult, volunteering remains important to me. Recently, I participated in a volunteer experience that was the first of a kind for me. A local Houston website allows organizations to post volunteer needs. I was able […]

The Brilliance Is in the Recovery: On Servant Leadership and Encouragement

February 9, 2017 Michael Gyarmathy

This month’s theme in our Life at Credera series is leadership. As a second-year consultant at Credera, I have had opportunities to both lead and be led by others. In the role of leader, I am learning that I am most effective to my team when I am focused on serving them and setting them up […]

Leadership at Credera: Serving and Sharpening One Another

February 8, 2017 Justin Bell

  Leadership is one of the most written and talked about topics of our day. Leadership style and impact vary widely. However, most of us recognize that governments, businesses and families rise and fall based on the quality of their leadership. In this edition of Life at Credera, we’ll unpack seven behaviors we look for in […]

OpenGive: Making a Hackathon App a Success

February 7, 2017 Scott Stevenson

This week I got to see a small OpenGive hackathon project make a big impact on the lives of thousands of kids. It was gratifying to see the positive reactions of people benefiting from something you’ve worked on rather than just reading the bug reports, which can feel like a list of failures. Like most […]

Azure Governance Part 2: Using Subscriptions and Resource Groups as Building Blocks

February 3, 2017 Adrian Romo

This is part two of a four-part series on Enterprise Governance in Microsoft Azure. Many of my clients have learned the hard way that getting out in front of cloud adoption with a sound governance strategy is a key step that should not be overlooked. Often organizations will dip their toe in the waters of […]